William Roland Blankenship

Male24 June 1836–8 February 1923

Brief Life History of William Roland

When William Roland Blankenship was born on 24 June 1836, in Chariton, Missouri, United States, his father, Levi D. Blankenship, was 37 and his mother, Elvira Catherine Black, was 28. He married Susan Pratt Finnell on 25 May 1872, in Randolph, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Jefferson Township, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Liberty, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States in 1900. He died on 8 February 1923, in Keytesville, Chariton, Missouri, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Keytesville Township, Chariton, Missouri, United States.

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William Roland Blankenship
Susan Pratt Finnell
Marriage: 25 May 1872
Edward Harry Blankenship

Sources (8)

  • William Blankenship, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Blanketship, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • William Roland Blankenship, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1872Randolph, Missouri, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 10

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries: 1849: Ouachita, Arkansas, United States


    Age 25

    Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): variant of Blenkinsop . See also Blankinship , compare Blakenship .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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